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. >> there is not a black america and a white america and latino america and asian america. it's the united states of america. >> every time barack obama speaks, an angel has an anointed. >> we are the ones we've been waiting for. >> i don't even know what that means, but holy [bleep] i'm feeling it. >> we coach little league in the blue state, and yes, we've got a good friends in the west state. >> now, at the precipice of a new age, one man seems ready enough to lead. one man who will once more unite the world. >> ♪ the circle of life >> barack obama. [cheers and applause] >> welcome back. my guest tonight, a united states senator representing the great state of indiana. please welcome senator evan bayh. sir, thank you for joining us. [cheers and applause] historic night. huge night for the democratic party. the speech, wow, that was, you know -- you know, that was great. >> i'll take your word for it, jon. >> it's happening later on. >> yeah. >> have you had a chance to spend time with senator bayh? you were also vetted for the vice presidential -- what's your impression? you were obviously a
of advertising itself. for most of america's history, if blacks were present in advertising, they were there as the help because that was the vision that america had of itself, you had aunt ya my ma and the cream of wheat guy, and that was as far as blacks were considered in the role of advertising. and all through the '50s and '60s, the pressure on madison avenue was, hey, you need to show racially-neutral advertising of black and white people getting along so which shows the nation we can be. but in the era of black power, that kind of reversed itself and said, no, we need black advertising, but we need positive black advertising. and so the black agencies sort of asserted that as their turf. we own that. and this is sort of the consequences of what became of that and what happened to the industry because of it. and the two people you need to know, two incredible men that i was fortunate enough to interview because they both have some magic secret of longevity. they're in their mid 80s and they're still really brilliant guy cans, roy eaton was the first black man on madison avenue to
, and set the record straight. >> coming up next... >> there is not a black america and a white america and a latino america and an asian america. there's the united states of america. >> soaring rhetoric of only his actions louder than his words. we look at the other weapon the obama campaign arsenal is using that is race. a look at how play tantly this reelection team and surrogate has saturated or national discourse with racially charged attacks. it was the president's silver bullet in 08 we exposed how in the bag the media is for president they abandoned their role as journalists and let the thrill of vetting this president four years ago. tonight we have had the obama mania media's handling of this 2012 election cycle. ♪ constipated? yeah. mm. some laxatives like dulcolax can cause cramps. but phillips' caplets don't. they have magnesium. for effective relief of occasional constipation. thanks. [ phillips' lady ] live the regular life. phillips'. hey. hey eddie. i brought your stuff. you don't have to do this. yes i do. i want you to keep this. it'd be weird. take care. you too.
. >> there is not a black america and a white america and latino america and asian america. there's the united states of america. >> a lot of folks have asked about president obama's 2004 speech, he's a person of unique ability and talent. i'm going to be myself. >> but like that newcomer, barack obama, castro is the son of a single mom. his grand mother immigrated to this country from mexico, taught herself english, worked as a made, and not only did her grandson julian graduate harvard law, so did his twin brother joaquin by one minute. >> is there any chance that you could ask your brother to substitute for you? just trying the twin switch thing here, just testing here? >> no, i doubt it you know, he's way too good looking. and he's unmarried. he doesn't have a wedding ring. >> at 37, castro is the youngest mayor of any u.s. city. he's been teased by the president for his boyish looks. >> julian castro, i thought he was on our staff. he's a mayor? i'm messing with you. >> i keep hoping one day when i'm 80 years old, i'll still look 40 or something. i've always looked young. >> we asked about that
of black america but it is saying the black people are a legitimate constituency of the democratic party an important constituency. unfortunately the way race works, if obama mentions race too much, he gets tainted by a anxiety and fear a white president wouldn't be. it does put black people between a rock and a hard place. it's a very difficult political consequence of this weighs. >> already the new gingrich's rush limbaughs of the world the minute he says we are going to look after african-americans they say i told you so. what do you think it is that african-american community or caucus should do in this tough situation to pressure president obama to do the right thing? >> that's a great question, chenk. we have to get everyone out to vote significantly and we have to be urgent. sam jackson wake the f. up, we have to vote. at the same time we have to look at this next election with the hope that obama wins with a very critical self reflective eye. what can we expect from any color president not as a full member community of the nation as a whole. so that's what i think a lot of refle
was subtitled inside black america. now, it seems to be pretty important in the publishing world. his press, houghton mifflin send review copies to literary critics on august 1, 1943. which just happened to be the same day that harlem exploded in one of the worst race riots of the year. suddenly, white america wanted to know what was happening with black americans and ottley's text was waiting for them. they became a literary sensation. he won an award, he won ainsworth award. eventually the book inspired the radio shows that he had mentioned, which won a peabody award in 1948. he was eventually awarded a rosenwald fellowship of $2500, which gave him the financial freedom to do what he really wanted to do, which was to cover the war in europe. so ottley went out in search of a correspondence position. but he was fiercely individualistic. he did not want to write for one of the black newspapers who were hiring at this time, and he parlayed his labor connections into a position with a new york labor newspaper called pm. it only existed for i think about four years. it was founded by a man nam
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. there is the united states of america. there is not a black america and a white america and latino america and an asian america, but there is the united states of america. >> from the first time he took to the kconvention speech as th keynoter in 2004, there has been no doubt that barack obama can step into the spotlight and dazzle. four years later in denver, the optics match the excitement for the presidential campaign with greek columns surrounding him in front of a crowd of more than 75,000, and the democratic nominee delivered an electric speech. >> out of work, tough luck, you are on your own. no health care? the market will fix it. you're on your own. born into poverty? pull yourself up by your own boot straps, because even if you don't have boot, you are on your own. well, it is time for them to own their failure. it is time for us to change america, and that's why i'm running for president of the united states. >> this week in tampa, the republicans argue that barack obama is a great talker who doesn't deliver. it frames a dilemma for the third speech at a democratic national conv
others waved black flags that looked like those of al qaeda. one man scaled a flagpole while others lit flares much the protesters are furious about a movie which appears to have been made in america that they say insults the prophet muhammad beyond the insults any depiction of mohamed is forbidden. danish embassies were attacked after a cartoon was published. it's being promoted by pastor terry jones who infamous/burned a koran in 2010. he said the movie is "not designed to attack muslims but to show the destructive ideology of islam." "they have to arrest this priest" this christian protester said while this woman held a sign that said do you want war with muslims much the embassy knew something was brewing after they were sent parts of the film asking their involvement. the ambassador and most of his staff left the complex ahead of the protests. meanwhile, diane, the american consulate in benghazi, libya was also attacked tonight. that incident believed to have
states of america. there is not a black america and a white america. and latino america and asian america. there's the united states of america. the pundits, the pundits like to slice our country into red states and blue states, red states for republicans, blue states for democrats, but i've got news for them too. we worship an awesome god in the blue states and we don't like federal agents poking around in our libraries in the red states. we coach little league in the blue states and yes, we've got some gay friends in the red states. there are patriots who oppose the war in iraq and there are patriots who supported the war in iraq. we are one people, all of us pledging allegiance to the stars and stripes, all of us defending the united states of america. >> wow. you know, governor, i'll call you bill, known you forever, i was with a crowd, african-american crowd in a tough neighborhood north philly before the election in 2008, it's a tough crowd, tough neighborhood. they needed a lot of things they aren't getting there, all right. a lot of poverty. the biggest applause line from candidat
's 2004 speech set the stage for his critical address later this week. >> there is not a black america and a white america and latino america and asian america. there's the united states of america. >> we'll talk about it live with "hardball" chris matthews. you're watching "politicsnation" on msnbc. [ male announcer ] this is rudy. his morning starts with arthritis pain. and two pills. afternoon's overhaul starts with more pain. more pills. triple checking hydraulics. the evening brings more pain. so, back to more pills. almost done, when... hang on. stan's doctor recommended aleve. it can keep pain away all day with fewer pills than tylenol. this is rudy. who switched to aleve. and two pills for a day free of pain. ♪ [ female announcer ] and try aleve for relief from tough headaches. [ female announcer ] and try aleve one is for a clean, wedomestic energy future that puts us in control. our abundant natural gas is already saving us money, producing cleaner electricity, putting us to work here in america and supporting wind and solar. though all energy development comes with some ri
america and conservative america. this is the united states of america. there is not a black america and a white america. and latino america. an asia american. there is the united states of america. we've all had those moments. when you lost the thing you can't believe you lost. when what you just bought, just broke. or when you have a little trouble a long way from home... as an american express cardmember you can expect some help. but what you might not expect, is you can get all this with a prepaid card. spends like cash. feels like membership. >>> democrats will be taking to the stage in charlotte have main objectives that each need to accomplish for their party. according to the obama campaign and nbc's first read, those objectives are present the economic choice between the obama and romney visions. talk about where the country has been and the tough decisions obama has made. make the case about whether the count where the down goes from here. one of the democrats speaking later this week is tammy baldwin in the middle of a pretty stuff race of her own. she joins me today. it's
, there is not a liberal america, a conservative america -- there is the united states of america. there is not a black america and a white america and a latino america, an asian america. there is the united states of america. the pundits like to slice and dice that country into red states and blue states, red states for republicans, blue states for democrats. but i have news for them, too. we were shut an awesome got in the blue states and we do not like them poking around in our libraries in the red states. we top liberally in the blue states and yes, we have gave friends in the red states. we are one people. all of us pledging allegiance to the stars and stripes. all of us defending united states of america. in the end, that is what this election is about. do we participate in a politics of cynicism? or do we participate in a politics of hope? >> from 2004, his first appearance at a national convention. tonight, president barack obama accepting the renomination as the democratic candidate for president for a second term. we will go back to the floor to libby casey. >> the logistics must be complicat
chance of black america to turn around, black people in their country. black folks have tough questions to ask. they will, but it is going to be a question of turnout given the enthusiasm that the president briefly acknowledges. these are tough questions. >> host: cornel west, has stirred the csm waxer waned for barack obama? >> guest: it hasn't waxer waned. it has strived. it dropped significantly. i thought he was going to be statesmanlike link in. it turns out he's a politician like clinton. he still a much better politician than mitt romney. mitt romney taken over the white house would be a catastrophe. so in that sense we recognize barack obama is much better than mitt romney. but at the same time come to you to set up a system where he doesn't have the kind of statesmanship and leadership i'm going to take a stand in chicago and wisconsin and i will not drop the stress on. mixes them come anti-semitism, anti-arab, anti-islamic sensibility i must be called into question. that is how they measured the president of matter how they come. better than romney, but still so far short. wer
policy about black america. watch a snippet, because it goes on every election cycle. look at this. >> i think they played the race card on me. we now know from mobil memos ofe campaign that they planned to do it all along. >> the demonstrated animosity toward president barack obama is based on the fact that he is a black man. >> the republicans hate black people. >> they are in favor of affirmative action if you can dunk the basketball or sink a three-point shot. but they're not in favor of it if you merely have the potential to be a leader in your community. >> you know, he doesn't look like all those other presidents on those dollar bills, you know. >> they'll put y'all back in chains. >> when you don't vote, you allow another cross to burn. >> he's speaking to that friend out there who do not want to see anybody other than a white person in a leadership position. >> in texas, my father was killed, beaten, chained, and dragged three miles all because he was black. so when governor george w. bush refused to support hate crimes legislation, it was like my father was killed all over agai
a dad. and in black america the reality of being fatherless is perhaps most painful. here's why. take a look at this with me. the u.s. census bureau says 64% of african-american children live in fatherless homes. 64%. here's another number. 72%. 72% born to unmarried women, majority of them again without a man in their households. and if you ask some black children where their dads are, you might get a reaction like my colleague don lemon got. here you go. >> where's your dad? >> i don't really know. >> tell me about that. >> he just not around. >> joining me now from new york, two amazing men, two dads, nba players who will be speaking to about 300 teenage men about precisely this at rikers island jail tomorrow. new york knicks forward author of "stat home court" and 11-year nba vet thomas. gentlemen, welcome. great of you to stop by and talk to me about this. but before we talk about why you're going to rikers island, what kind of message you want to get across. i want to get personal and say, did both of you have fathers present in your lives growing up? >> well, my father was pres
book "blackwards," how black leadership is returning america to the days of separate but equal. congratulations on the book. this is your first television interview, let's get to it. post-racial seems to be the watchword of the obama administration before the president even took office. how did we get here? >> it is a sad state of affairs. this is supposed to be the post-racial era. within the first month we had the attorney general of united states tell us we were a nation of power on race, the president came on later to say the police officers acted stupidly resting henry louis gates. of any knowledge. it was another thing after another the allies of the president has said if you oppose the stimulus, you are racist. if you're against obama can health care reform are racist because you don't want the president to succeed because he is black. i said no, this is not what we were supposed to have herald, not the american milken four. we should truly be taking diversity as our fabric to say this is what this is country is all about rather than the ethnicity with the election of ob
, on the eve of the democratic national convention, america's first black president changed the country. we will take a closer look. to friends and family -- is not every day you see a member of the royal family. prince andrew took on the challenge for charity. it took 30 minutes ago from the eighty seventh floor to the twentieth. he vowed, i will never do it again. >> high above the mitropoulos, virtually in the clouds, something extraordinary is happening. that is the queens side and he has stepped out of the eighty seventh floor of europe's tallest building. you want to know what it feels like? check out his helmet camera. his feet are sliding down the slippery glass walls and all of this, 300 meters above the pavement. it is all the duke of york's zone idea to raise money for the outward bound trust that encourages youngsters to take on new challenges and face their fears. today, he has been leading by example. he has been making excellent progress and for many of us, this would be terrifying. he seems to be taking his whole thing in stride. dr. back on the ground, relief. a promise ful
is fighting for america: black soldiers, the unsung heroes of world war ii. and i am letting you know, but also letting the audience because it's in her bibliography. so we are represented in this story. you talked a little bit about the structure of the book. and i'm curious. it is a book that unfolds in reverse. the chronology begins with the arrival of all four sets of michelle obama's grandparents. and so it goes back in time. tell us why you organize the book in that way. posted in marketing decision in terms of what the reader might take us the most compelling aspect of this narrative before moving back to slavery? >> you know, when i started thinking about the structure of the book, it occurred to me that actually part of what i do this we are looking for a white ancestry hidden in her family tree. ms welcomed the story of so many generations of people who emerged from slavery. and i thought to myself, we actually know where this story and, with michelle obama, you know, the first african-american first lady in the white house. but the question is where it began. it's a little
farming sexy, don't you. >> furious talk from the angriest man in america, lewis black. >> the whole world coming here. you are screwing up the traffic. this is "piers morgan tonight." good evening. our big story tonight mahmoud ahmadinejad made his speech. the u.s. and canadian delegation stayed away. even so mahmoud ahmadinejad painted iran as the victim and to blame israel. ultramodern weaponry and pledge to disclose armaments in due time is now being used as a new language of threat against nations to crush them to to accepting a new era. continued threats by the uncivilized to resort military action against our great nation is a clear example of this bitter reality. >> crystal spent i'm in iran. his best selling book is "half the sky" turning oppression in to opportunity for women worldwide. it is a series on pbs and nick is joining me now. mahmoud ahmadinejad is a fascinating character. whatever you think of him, love him, loathe him he commands attention. oddly today he seemed to be on his best behavior. what do you read in to that? >> his speech was more reasonable this year, reaso
to this administration. lou: ron christie, the new book, "blackwards," how black leadership is returning america to the days of separate but equal. let's make it a shirt that doesn't happen. thank you very much. it is also on new evidence in the search of a killer. and we will have that developing for you next. we asked over 3,000 doctors to review 5-hour energy and what they said is amazing. over 73 percent who reviewed 5-hour energy said they would recommend a low calorie energy supplement to their healthy patients who use energy supplements. seventy-three percent. 5-hour energy has four calories and it's used over nine million times a week. is 5-hour energy right for you? ask your doctor. we already asked 3,000. [ female announcer ] some people like to pretend a flood could never happen to them. and that their homeowners insurance protects them. [ thunder crashes ] it doesn't. stop pretending. only flood insurance covers floods. ♪ visit to learn your risk. for many, nexium helps relieve heartburn symptoms caused by acid reflux disease. osteoporosis-relat
general clark. >> coming up, a different take on the issues from the angriest man in america. louis black. >>> louis black is let's face it, the angriest man in america. watch out, he is about to unleash hell. returning to broadway, he joins me again. how are you foaming at the mouth? >> now things are really wonderful. 41 days to go right now, which is really the equivalent of 3 1/2 light years it would be easier if you actually took this time in terms what it would feel like every day to listen to them all the time, you could -- you could -- the equivalent of getting -- >> this has been going on, this election campaign, since i joined cnn. i feel like i have visibly aged in britain, we have a six-week election campaign. this is about six years. >> candidate -- we like to make it the equivalent of romma dan and christmas. and that's not even enough. it's like ten ramadans. it goes on for decades, no reason. and in the midst of the most beautiful time of year, our summer, all we have left on this -- in this country is our summer, our time. it stays out later, think you are going to live f
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moynihan wrote for president johnson about the state of black america as we saw in 1964. then i thought about it today where we have 65% of blacks in prison. and i look back at the report and i thought it in 1964 when moynihan wrote this report to give it to president johnson, he said that the biggest thing that he saw, the crisis affecting black americans was the breakdown of the black family. because at the time, you had 23% of black americans being born into single parent households. today, that number i think that the civil rights crisis facing black americans today is crime and why so many of our black males are being put down. you should ask how are these people affecting that. because we are not going to -- we will not have the economic prosperity as are white, asian, until we deal with those two things. so i think this election should also be about the issues facing us as black americans. >> okay, it is now time to take questions from the audience. we would love for you to come up to the microphone and ask your question. i'm sure this would never happen at an event like this, bu
gets a cold, black and brown america get pneumonia, and that hasn't changed. we studied these poverty numbers on the bus driving all night to see you again, peter, and we saw, um -- i want to know specifically what the poverty numbers yesterday had to say about african-americans. i knew, i knew in my spirit what i thought the numbers were going to tell me, and i was hoping that i was wrong. and, um, i was sad to see that the poverty numbers show that while it's, poverty has stayed the same in america basically roughly unchanged as we said earlier from 2010 til now, two years later, for black folk it's gotten worse. so when the job numbers come out, they tend to reflect -- even if there's a slight drop as there was in august, you just referenced, but primarily owing to the fact that hundreds of thousands have stopped looking for work, that's the reason for that drop. but when the poverty numbers come out, it shows black folk have fallen more into poverty by 2.2, 2.1%. they're always worse in the african-american community. to some extent, that has been historical. but it raises a very
. >> the poverty rate in america, 15%. for blacks, 27%. median black host hold incomes also fell and the poverty rate among blacks also went up unlike for the rest of the country and i say this because this president is making a concerted effort to turn out the black vote, calling republicans racists for favoring voting i.d. laws and the like and sending the attorney general out there and the vice-president out there to make blunt racial appeals, but when you look at his actual record, how blacks have fared under his presidency, this is what you see. >> i should point out in health care, the obamacare didn't kick in with the subsidies until 2014. >> i'll tell you dan's point about-- or you made the point that more people are covered bye health care, who are the people? those are the 20-somethings who can't get job lying around in their childhood bedrooms and carried on parent's insurance. >> or on medicaid. >> that doesn't seem to be the-- >> a triumph. >> a success and also, i think you should point out that poverty is not up from last year, but since 2007, it's up to more than 2 percentage poi
america and a conservative america. there is the united states of america. there is not a black america and a white america and latin america and asia and america. a there is the united states of america. the pundits like to slice and dice and our country and to read states and blue states. red states for republicans and lose dates for democrats. we were shut off some got in the blue stated we don't like federal agents looking around in our libraries in the red states. we totally and the blue states and we have gay friends in the red states. there are patriots that oppose the war in iraq and there are patriots that support the war in iraq. we are one people, pledging allegiance to the stars and stripes. all of us defending the united states of america. in the end, that is what this election is about. do we participate in a politics of cynicism? or do we participate in the politics of pe? >> eight years ago by what was that a little-known state senator from illinois, barack obama, a candidate for the senate. as he lived at the trajectory of his life, in 2000, he could not get a credentia
are in a crisis right now. this may be our last best chance in black america to turn around black people living beneath their privilege in this country. black people have some tough questions to ask. i am not suggesting they will not vote for the president, they will, but it will be a question of turnout, given the enthusiasm gap that the president rightly acknowledges. host: cornel west, as your enthusiasm waxed or waned for president obama? -- has your enthusiasm wax or waned for president obama? guest: it has not waxed or waned, it has dropped. it is dropped significantly. it turns out he's a politician like bill clinton. he is still a much better politician than mitt romney. mitt romney taking over the white house would be a catastrophe, so in that sense we recognize president barack obama is much better than mitt romney, but at the same time, he is ahead of the system and does not have the statesmanship to say i'm going to talk about poverty, the new jim crow, talk about working people, defend unions, take a stand in chicago, wisconsin, and i am not going to drop the drones on innocent peo
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